Adjunct Fellow, School of Public Health, The University of Queensland
Sandra Diminic leads the Mental Health Systems & Services research stream within the Policy and Epidemiology Group at Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research. Her research focuses on the use of evidence to inform mental health policy and the delivery of mental health services, including consultancy projects for government and non-government agencies. This includes the investigation of mental health treatment needs and service utilisation patterns, evaluation of new and existing service models, and using research to inform mental health service planning.
People living with mental illness often require support from carers, such as family and friends, on a long-term and somewhat unpredictable basis. But these support networks are not always in place. Geographical or...